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Thomas G. Sheets

November 30, 1934 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 85)

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Thomas G. Sheets, 85, formerly of Walker, Minnesota, passed away at Grand Itasca Hospital, Grand Rapids MN on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.


Thomas was born to Arthur and Marvel (Lindquist) Sheets on November 30, 1934, in Clearbrook, MN.   He grew up in Laporte MN and graduated from high school there. Thomas married Lana Moore in Walker where they raised their family.  He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad as a Depot Manager for 42 years.  Thomas enjoyed hunting and trapping. He served in the US Army for six years and was a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a very sociable person and enjoyed time visiting with his friends. Family was important to him and made sure the family spent time together.


Thomas leaves behind his daughter Bette Sheets; son Steven (Diana) Sheets; grandchildren Thomas Sheets, Sophia Sheets, Jeffrey (Tara) Gehrke, and Katy (Matt) Liapis; great-grandchildren Melody, Layla, Liam and Jameson; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lana, and son Kenneth.


A Celebration of Life Open House is scheduled for Saturday, August 29, 2020, from 1pm to 3pm at the Walker City Park in Walker.  





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